Ms. Allreza is a trustee at the Barakat Trust, a UK registered charity which provides financial support for the study and research of the material and visual cultures of Islamic societies.
Mrs. Juffali, who is of Palestinian and German descent, is the widow of the late Sheikh Ahmed Juffali, an extremely important business tycoon in the region. Mrs. Juffali received an Honorary Doctorate in Human Letters from AUC in 2007.
Nemir Kirdar is the founder, Executive Chairman and CEO of the global investment group, Investcorp, which operates out of New York, London and Bahrain. Mr. Kirdar began his banking career in New York in 1969.